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Routes in Rock Garden Valley - Left Side

Beck's Bet T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Candyman TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Double Dogleg T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Euthyphro T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fortune Cookie T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Griffin, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Holly Device T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
MZM (Maria Zink Memorial) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Personal Space TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pop Rocks T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rock Candy T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Rock Dog Candy Leg TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Rock-a-Lot T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Silent But Deadly T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Smithereens T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spitwad T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Split Personality T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Top of the Pops T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Unknown T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Yi T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Young Lust T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Description

This popular area is home to a wealth of moderate cracks and faces with excellent rock and good protection. The presence of bolted rap anchors across the top means one can get in a large number of routes quickly - provided it's not too busy.

Routes listed from left to right -

Pop Rocks (5.10b)
Sugar Pops (5.10c TR)
Top of the Pops (5.10d)
Silent but Deadly (5.9 R)
On the Side (5.10a TR)

  • About 50' to the right past a break in the wall

Holly Device (5.10c)
The Griffin (5.10a R)
Fortune Cookie (5.10a)
Spitwad (5.9)
Euthyphro (5.8)
Euthenics (5.8)
Young Lust (5.8)
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct (5.10c R)
Smithereens (5.8)
Yi (5.6)
Rock-a-Lot (5.7)
Candyman (5.9 TR)
Rock Candy (5.9)
Rock Dog Candy Leg (5.11 TR)
Double Dogleg (5.7)
Split Personality (5.9)
Personal Space (5.10c TR)
Beck's Bet (5.7)

Getting There

Continue up through boulders past the Rock Garden Valley - Right Side to where it levels out and you're there.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rock Garden Valley - Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 285
Double Dogleg
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 102
Rock-a-Lot
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 103
Beck's Bet
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 146
Smithereens
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 79
Euthyphro
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 162
Young Lust
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 127
Split Personality
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 34
Spitwad
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 150
Rock Candy
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Pop Rocks
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Holly Device
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 57
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Top of the Pops
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 6
Rock Dog Candy Leg
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Dogleg
 285
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Rock-a-Lot
 102
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Beck's Bet
 103
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Smithereens
 146
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Euthyphro
 79
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Young Lust
 162
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Split Personality
 127
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Spitwad
 34
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Rock Candy
 150
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Pop Rocks
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Holly Device
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
 57
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Top of the Pops
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Rock Dog Candy Leg
 6
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c TR
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